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Author: Lisa Soto

Lisa is the Director of Tourism Marketing, Licensing and Public Relations of Empire State Development.

The entrance sign to Legoland New York flanked by two Lego towers

Families have yet another reason to plan a trip to New York State this summer: the new LEGOLAND® is open! This theme park, the largest LEGOLAND ever, is specially designed for children ages 2-12, with 50 rides, shows, and attractions spread out over 150 acres. Located in the Hudson Valley village of Goshen, just 60 miles northwest of New York City, LEGOLAND will bring serious family fun to your summer. To reserve dates and single-day tickets, visit LEGOLAND New York Resort’s online reservation system. Here are seven amazing experiences to expect at LEGOLAND New York. 

Bronx Zoo

Where can you find Yankee Stadium, home to the 27-time World Series champions, as well as the birthplace of hip-hop and the largest urban zoo in the country? If you guessed the borough of The Bronx in New York City, you are correct! When you are looking for a quick getaway that has sports, art, history, nature, amazing food and drinks, AND is a short train ride or drive away, The Bronx is the place to be. In just 48 hours, you can discover many of the amazing things that make up the “Boogie Down Bronx.”